World News | Written by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday September 3, 2015
India has gotten a little closer to getting information on more than 600 accounts involving Indian citizens and companies at HSBC's Geneva branch in 2008; the government wants to investigate if some of these were used to park untaxed or black money.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 23, 2015
Describing the passage of the stalled Goods and Services Tax Bill as a parameter to measure the maturity of India's political system, union finance minister Arun Jaitley today made a veiled attack on the Congress for "stalling the country's progress".
IANS | Wednesday August 19, 2015
An Indian restaurant in Britain's Darwen town has been nominated for the British parliament's "Tiffin Cup 2015
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Sonia Gandhi today made a rare dash towards the Speaker's Chair in the Lok Sabha to join her Congress lawmakers in protest after a BJP lawmaker alleged that the Indian Premier League or IPL involved her family's black money - the term given for untaxed money parked in foreign accounts.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
The Government has decided that Aadhaar enrolment of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) should be eventually allowed to help them authenticate their identity digitally, Parliament was informed today.
NDTV | Monday August 10, 2015
Market analyst Ambareesh Baliga expects Indian stock markets to face a lot of resistance going ahead. Crossing 8,600 would be difficult for the Nifty because the logjam in Parliament means reforms could take a back seat, he added. Corporate results have been mixed and there is nothing much to look forward to in terms of macro numbers, Mr Baliga sai...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The current logjam in Parliament has become a cause of worry for the Indian industry, as it is delaying the passage of bills like Goods and Services Tax (GST), which are crucial for economic growth, according to Confederation of Indian Industry or the CII.
Opinion | Poonam Mahajan | Tuesday August 4, 2015
I am reminded of a famous statement made by a former judge in the House of Lords, "I ask: is a man to be entitled to the wages for his work when he, with others, is doing his best to make it useless? Surely not. Wages are to be paid for services rendered, not for producing deliberate chaos."
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Ending more than four decades of wait, India and Bangladesh will start the exchange of 162 adversely-held enclaves from tomorrow, marking the start of implementation of their landmark Land Boundary Agreement (LBA).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the figure stands at 1,800 for the Navy, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
On behalf of Dhyan Chand, his son and former Indian hockey player Ashok Kumar will receive the award.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
The markets continued to trade on a strong note in the late noon deals. The Sensex was up 272 points at 28,205 and the Nifty advanced 74 points to 8,528.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The controversial Draft Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill that seeks to curtail autonomy of the IIMs is likely to be tabled in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry, say sources.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Keith Vaz, Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP was today re-elected as chair of Parliament's influential Home Affairs Select Committee.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, the Indian mission in Melbourne has organised a curtain raiser for the event in front of Victoria's Parliament house where several people gathered and performed 'Surya namaskaars'.
Thursday May 14, 2015
Mr Jaitley, who got a slew of reform measures approved in the just-concluded Budget session of Parliament, said the focus of the Narendra Modi-led government in the second year would be increasing spending on rural infrastructure, including irrigation and social sector schemes.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The government has used the extended session of parliament to pass a new bill in the Lok Sabha as part of its efforts to persuade the nation that it is serious about tackling the problem of "black money".
Thursday May 7, 2015
The GST - originally mooted by the UPA - will subsume excise, service tax, state Value Added Tax (VAT), entry tax, octroi and other state levies after its implementation from April 1, 2016.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday May 6, 2015
After Rahul Gandhi's recent attack on the government over farmers issues, Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to take on the Modi government in Parliament today on the matter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The government could consider possible sale of DRDO-developed products and systems like radars, missiles and torpedoes to friendly countries, the Parliament was told today.
Opinion | Atiya Bose | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Atiya Bose's take on the new Juvenile Justice Bill which is to be tabled in the Parliament.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Land Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday will create millions of jobs, meet the aspirations of farmers, and help spur growth in the economy, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Wednesday.
IANS | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call at the UN for an International Day of Yoga reverberated in the European Parliament, the world's largest legislative body, with internationally known guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar leading a major yoga event.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead a special yoga event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels on April 21 following efforts in this regard by Indian Ambassador to the EU and Belgium, Manjeev Singh Puri.